First look: Mare of Easttown to air on Sky Atlantic this April
James R | On 18, Feb 2021
Kate Winslet is heading to Sky Atlantic this April in HBO drama Mare of Easttown, and a new trailer gives us a first look at the series.
The seven-part series stars Winslet as Mare Sheehan, a small-town detective who investigates a local murder as life crumbles around her. Winslet also acts as executive producer for the series alongside creator and writer Brad Ingelsby (The Way Back), with all episodes directed by Craig Zobel (The Leftovers).
Mare of Easttown is an exploration into the dark side of a close community and an authentic examination of how family and past tragedies can define our present. It also stars Julianne Nicholson (The Outsider) as Lori Ross, Mare’s best friend since childhood, Jean Smart (Watchmen) as Helen, Mare’s mother, Angourie Rice (Black Mirror) as Siobhan Sheehan, Mare’s teenage daughter, Evan Peters (American Horror Story) as Detective Colin Zabel, the county detective called in to assist with Mare’s investigation, Guy Pearce (Mildred Pierce) as Richard Ryan, a local creative writing professor, Cailee Spaeny (Devs) as Erin McMenamin, an isolated teen living with her volatile father, David Denman (Outcast) as Frank Sheehan, Mare’s ex-husband, John Douglas Thompson (Let Them All Talk) as Chief Carter, Mare’s boss at the Easttown Police Department, Patrick Murney (Seven Seconds) as Kenny McMenamin, Erin’s father, James McArdle (Ammonite) as Deacon Mark Burton, Sosie Bacon (Here and Now) as Carrie Layden, Drew’s mother and Kevin’s ex-girlfriend, Joe Tippett (Rise) as John Ross, Lori’s husband and high school sweetheart, and Neal Huff (The Wire) as Mare’s cousin, Father Dan Hastings.
The limited series will air weekly on Sky Atlantic from Monday 19th April. It will also be available on NOW.